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  Current    Liberally Stephanie Miller    News/Business.   
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    December 6, 2012
    6:00 - 9:00am PST  

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>> stephanie: oh tv world it's always a good day when we have karl frisch right off the bat, and we made news busters.
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>> how long before the gop gets a sense of humor? >> stephanie: i don't know we'll read some comment section because wow there are some zingers in there. >> i said the turtle -- >> stephanie: you were imitating john boner. >> what importance is context really? >> stephanie: we think both mitch mcconnell and john boner want to turn pour people into mulch. >> they probably do. >> there goes jacki hitting the pages of news busters. >> stephanie: here she is the incredibly biased, jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. the governor has signed the law that makes gay marriage legal.
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close to 54% of voters in november backed the ballot measure that reaffirmed a state law that passed earlier this year, the first offices opened at 12:01 am and in two counties they are starting to issue licenses. by 10:00 pm dozens of couples were already lined up. the state has a three-day waiting period. same-sex couples who were married in another state do not have to say their vows again. couples in maryland also can start getting their licenses today, but the date on the licenses will be january 1st. the law in maine will kick in december 29th. also today in washington state anyone 21 and over can carry up to an ounce of marijuana.
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but cannot smoke it. it is unclear how federal authorities will deal with the decriminalization of weed. tonight is the lighting of the national christmas tree, the president and the first family will be doing the honors. we're back after the break. stay with us. ♪ every day presents another exciting issue. from financial regulation, iran getting a nuclear bomb, civil war in syria, fraud on wall street, destruction of medicare and medicaid. there are real issues here. having been a governor, i know that trade-offs are tough. things everyday exploding around the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. i want our viewer to understand why things have happened. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. tell them it's like being nestled in an eight-way, adjustable, heated and ventilated seat
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[♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, woe ho, i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good, hey all right now, it's time to feel
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good ♪ >> stephanie: oh yes, it is. it is not every day that i make news busters, and someone sends me a christmas beaver that sings. ♪ >> stephanie: thank you, ronnie. ronnie sent me a christmas beaver. >> ah. >> stephanie: 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. i'm sporting -- speaking of delightful holiday gifts, i'm sporting the sexy liberal t-shirt, which can be found at sexyliberal.com. also tickets are going very fast for the big sexy liberal palooza. >> yes. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: roland says -- he is a geek he just does analytics
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at home. he said we have 100% increase over last year. [ applause ] >> wow. >> stephanie: people like us. really. oh, i almost rolled over my christmas beaver. >> wow that would hurt. >> wow. >> stephanie: karl frisch and i both made news busters. my headline gop wants to turn poor people into mulch claims stephanie miller. >> because we are a serious news program. >> stephanie: yes, and clearly i said the gop wants to turn pour people into mulch. live talker stephanie miller and coat-catcher side kicks -- >> coat catcher. >> stephanie: that would be you two. >> i'm a coat catcher.
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[ applause ] >> stephanie: you two would never catch my coat. >> no. >> stephanie: the biggest thing i learn every time i make news busters, is he have a highly entertaining show. they provided a transcript and i was like wow that is really funny. >> you pay transcript companies good money to do that for you. >> stephanie: yes, and jim says so many funny things every day and i miss some of them being old and deaf. but then i get a transcript and i'm like that was really funny. cohost jim ward imitating boehner. they are going to kill all pour people -- and then there is a whole transcript. and they beat you to a hitler reference.
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when the republicans don't agree with the president they want to slaughter the poor en masse, kind of like hitler. [ applause ] >> stephanie: the comments are much more precious. we have got all of the mulch we'll ever need right between stephanie miller's ears. zing. yikes. bam. nothing but comedy net there. don't confuse mulch with soggy shredded wheat. >> what? huh? >> stephanie: all right. ♪ karl ♪ >> stephanie: karl frisch bullfightstrategies.com. ♪ so inciting to me ♪
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>> stephanie: karl frisch what did you do to make news busters. >> good morning, you three, you are nothing but a common coat catcher, you two. i swear to god it sounds like a 1920s movies. >> you couple of coat catchers. >> stephanie: the gop also strangles puppies, pushes old ladies off of the stairs in her wheelchair, and tangles kittens. geez. karl frisch what did you do to make news busters? >> i'm not sure but they took offense to me saying republicans hate government and that's why they don't run it very well. >> but they hate government so that's why they don't run it very well. >> right. >> bill press said you can't be
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in washington without giving you opinion about whether or not we're going off the fiscal cliff, blah, blah blah. and i said the democrats tend to be the responsible party in terms of wanting to govern and then bill says because they hate it, and i say right. why would you make some big operate well that you don't like. >> you are a couple of marksists. >> what did reagan say? the government is the problem. >> right. they don't like the government. >> and i don't suppose the government is anything anybody would ever want to strangle in the bathtub. >> stephanie: no. all right. let's dive in to right-wing world. [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: all right. rush limbaugh. >> folks i'm a little worn-out fed up and very inpatient with these ongoing assaults on the
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people who work in this country. the current disaster is not teaching people a lesson, nothing will. we're not teaching people to be productive, and instead we're teaching them that there is nothing wrong with being slovenly. it is stupid, it's what they did in the soviet union. kill ambition. to hell with that. >> stephanie: wow, someone is getting a little upset about losing their spare oxycontin stash. lots of people have proposed 100% tax rate. that's exactly what is on the table. >> you can't expect rush logic
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to enter into reality. >> stephanie: yes, and liberalism is to blame. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> how? so -- >> stephanie: doesn't matter jim. and also rush limbaugh marriage expert had something to do with they are not married. >> well, he says that women -- one way to make women conservative is to marry them and he is trying to do that one lady at a time. >> yes he is. >> stephanie: okay. shawn handy. >> republicans have allowed themselves to get caught in a circular firing squad, negotiating among themselves and now tea party members are being removed from key committees. and john boehner adopted the rhetoric of rich versus the poor. >> stephanie: oh no. >> if sean hannity is on the
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case, it is going to get solved. i'm shocked, i still can't believe, that boehner could be trying to move his caucus in the right direction -- >> stephanie: huh oh. oh, my goodness -- there you go. now you are back go ahead. >> i'm convinced it's only matter of time before eric cantor pulls the strings back and puts the speaker back in his place. >> stephanie: exactly. >> yes. >> stephanie: i love that geithner and the white house signalling that we'll go off the cliff if we have to. i posted something from the l.a. times. fiscal cliff let's take the plunge in the l.a. times. he said the u.s. deficit and debt will fall, social security will go on unharmed and we'll go back to tax rates that were
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better than the current ones. what do you think? >> i certainly don't want something that will put us into a recession. that's more republican thinking. but i think ultimately pugh has a pole saying 53% of the american people will blame republicans, to which i can only imagine republicans saying, oh we're finally ahead in a poll. boner is like a slug there is a bright orange trail of cheat toe dust and bronzer leading from his office. >> stephanie: okay. here you go. >> so many people are going to part-time work and being hurt. everyone i know is already
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seeing cutbacks, and the economy is going to be disastrous and only going to get worse under obama. >> stephanie: by the way that was dexter von frisch? >> it was. >> stephanie: he just screams at ann coulters voice? >> it's like an earthquake he just screams before it happens. >> stephanie: kids carbonite backs up everything for you. >> i hope news buster has carbonite, so they save all of our transcripts. >> stephanie: right. absolutely. carbonite set it up once and then it's easy, and then all of your files are backed up automatically and continually. you don't want to think about what would happen if you lost
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♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ [ inaudible ] ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show," welcome it to, twenty-two minutes after the hour. we are so competitive, aren't we karl? >> that's right. >> stephanie: ed asner who is on today's show also made news busters. he asked a fox news producer if he could urinate on him. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: all right. you win this round, asner. >> in fairness to asner, maybe he thought it was a shower with
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bill o'reilly that he was getting into? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: let's continue. bryan fischer on that there american family the kind of family that does not involve the gays. >> no. >> this whole concept of using a weapon for self-defense is rooted in the teaching of christ. >> what? >> so we have a legal principal that is rooted in the teaching of christ. it's hard to get much more legitimate than that. >> how many people did jesus kill. >> stephanie: i don't remember jesus talking about the guns so much karl. >> i do. remember when he said father forgive them for they know not what they do but they will have to pry this weapon out of my cold dead hands. >> stephanie: right. >> why else would you wear a
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robe if you weren't concealing. >> stephanie: all right then. now [ inaudible ]. >> we have a huge problem in america that sharia is now being brought into our legal system. the muslim brotherhood is absolutely incredible. we're becoming a marxist nation. and everything we're doing is right out of the marxist play book. go back and read the communist manifesto if you don't believe me. and then look at what we have done in america. >> stephanie: i need some light reading on the plane on the way to washington so i think i'll read that. >> i'm going with delusional paranoia.
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when you first said this radio it occurred to me that yes they will give anybody a show on the right. and the second he say shiria law is they really be give anyone -- i did not know that chris spent his mornings monitoring ham radio. >> yes that's part of my job. >> stephanie: oh, must we begin and end with rush limbaugh? >> well, yeah. >> this morning there was a joint press conference that featured the so-called republican leadership. and i don't know why but they were smiling. what we got today was a seminar on how to surrender. it was weak. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: an awesome disarray. >> i mean this has shades of -- of immigration reform in 2000 -- during the bush administration. you recall congress was ready to
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give president bush a bill that he would have signed for immigration reform and right-wing talk radio went ballistic and everybody backed down, so they could blame president obama for not passing something, and it's remarkable to see everybody turning on congress that has not even come to the table with a legitimate compromise yet. >> stephanie: exactly. >> this is all pre-emptive teeth rattling. >> stephanie: and what romney just ran and lost on is hilarious. >> that's how you compromise if you are a republican, you offer what you offered before and say it is compromise. >> stephanie: all right. karl frisch if you want to make news busters you better come from something more insinary
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next week. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: one of our listeners was relieved that was dexter von frisch barking, he thought it was ann coulter's vagina. [ applause ] >> stephanie: have a good one karl. >> you too. >> stephanie: bye. [ applause ] >> stephanie: you know they do this so i'll mention them. [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: gop wants to change pour people into mull sh claims ever inane stephanie miller. this is jack coleman. what it is about left wingers and their fantasies of mass murder. hey, jim! [ laughter ] >> see -- >> i'm not a coat catcher,
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clearly. >> stephanie: i just threw my coat, because it's a whacky visual stunt. and he just threw it back at me. and see you would never catch my transcript. jim ward immating john boehner. that's the only thing that is going to work. miller, producer chris lavoie. >> yeah. >> stephanie: i learn jim is really funny, and you add nothing. >> i add nothing, why am i here? >> press buttons and reflect. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: turn that back of your neck into a bigger package of hot doings. miller turn pour people into mulch, ward again imitating boner, and when we come back -- added something of
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marginal value. >> wow, can't wait to hear this. >> stephanie: all right. twenty-eight minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ you know the kind of guys who do like verse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> you would rather deal with ahmadinejad then me. >> absolutely! >> and so would mitt romeny. >> she's joy behar. >> and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> only on current tv.
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♪ >> the only class in this hat is -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." are they shooting my beaver? >> yes, your christmas beaver. >> stephanie: okay good. >> we'll call him ducky. >> stephanie: okay. thirty-four minutes after the hour.
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1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. so it's getting exciting now on the fiscal cliff, now, ladies and gentlemen. >> yes. >> stephanie: the administration is prepared to go off the cliff if republicans do not agree to raise rates on the wealthy. let's check in with congressman peter welch. good morning. >> good morning. it is exciting. >> stephanie: it is getting exciting. >> stephanie: i just posted a piece called fiscal cliff let's take the plunge. but it was an interesting analogy of what tim geithner was saying. >> that's exactly right. and we have the leverage. the president knows he has theed with at his back and that's the solid election victory, where he reason quite explicitly on raising the tax rates on the top 2%. so he know the american people support it. the majority of romney voters on
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exit polls supported that position. so this is not just dealing with boehner. it's dealing with the american people. and the most important thing is to get a long-term component of the plan and the election results favor him, number 1. number 2 january 1st comes we put a bill on the floor, we quote lower taxes because we couldn't provide tax relief at that point for 98% of americans, and there's no way they would vote against that. >> stephanie: this raising the debt ceiling debacle he said is not a game i'm going to play again. >> we blew it last time. and if you remember the republicans for the first time in the history of the country, literally started playing russian roulette with america's
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credit, and it was such brinksmanship that we ended up having the markets panic and had the fist downgrade in the history of our country. and that cost billions of dollars to taxpayers. in the past both parties have grandstanded on the debt ceiling increase. the out of power party always using it to make their criticisms of the parties in power. butting grandstanding is not merely pulling the plug. and that's a line that the republican leadership passed in august. and that's catastrophic consequences -- >> stephanie: that is going off cliff in my opinion. >> yes. >> stephanie: and as the president said before that has never before been used as a negotiating point for one party.
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>> that's right. either party -- if this becomes a tool that one party or either party can use, where literally we hold hostage the american economy, and where to achieve your goal, you literally destroy the confidence that world needs will pay our bills. that is highly destructive and the harm you'll do far outweighs any gain you claim to be speaking. so we have got to draw a line and if they actually -- they being the republicans in this case actually assert that then in my view the president has the ability to use the 14th amendment, and pay our bills. >> stephanie: that's right. this l.a. times article i referred to talking about a lot of people wrote to george bush and said don't do this.
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can letting a failed tax policy die be such a bad thing? >> that's exactly right. our tax revenues are down. historically they have been about 18 to 19% of the gross domestic product. part of that is the recession, but significant loss of revenue is because of the bush tax policies, and it was based on this idealogical fiction if you lower taxes it will increase revenues. and their focus was lowering taxes at the high end. we had higher tax rates under clinton, and we created 40 million jobs and had a surplus. then the bush folks came in put the war on the credit card prescription drugs on the credit card, and lowered taxes at the high end, and we had only 700,000 jobs, and had
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astonishing deficits since then. >> stephanie: the same l.a. times piece even makes that case with the war in afghanistan winding down, the military is asking for less than congress wants to give. so i think there has been so much hysteria over this fiscal cliff that i'm not sure it's warranted. >> that's exactly right. and also the ryan budget you know, their doctrine -- and it really is doctrining. lower taxes for the wealthy, and that will trickle down. untrue. number 2 increase spending in the pentagon way beyond what the pentagon wants and that will make us three. and that cut back on things like education and scientific research and somehow we'll have a stronger future. none of those things make any
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sense. at the core of the ryan approach, and he is representative of the dominant republican point of view now, is that you are on your own. it is an ayn rand kind of deal. if you are well off and can afford private school and you can give in a gated community, that's the way it ought to be and all of us ought to strive for that, but the fact is when this country has done well, we have had policies that have given the middle class an opportunity to succeed, and it takes a public/private partnership. >> stephanie: yep. representative, how do you see this playing out and how about the bill for the middle class tax cuts in the house? what is going to happen? >> they are going to cave. we just don't know when. they have to. because they are in this bizarre position of resisting having tax
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rates go down for 98% of the american people only because they insist on having them go down for the top 2%, and that's not sustainable, and they know it. it's a total political loser for them. so really the question is whether they'll capitlate before january 1st or after january 1st. and they don't have to go to father professor, grover norquist. >> stephanie: exactly. representative welch thank you for giving us an update. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> stephanie: he is awesome. where is my comedy music? [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: okay. gop wants to turn pour people into mulch claims ever inane stephanie miller. and technically it was jim.
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>> yeah. >> stephanie: should we stipulate that we don't actually thing john boner wants to turn pour people into mulch? >> yes. >> stephanie: wouldn't it be fun if he made news busters while talking about news busters. >> that's would be so funny. >> stephanie: basically it's a hilarious jim ward, but he is doing his boner imitation -- >> flabbergasted. >> stephanie: ward that's an balanced approach, lavoie hey, that is a solution. you did a whole sentence. miller, i made a chart, pour person woodchiper. ward still imitating boner, just kill all the poor people and then we'll have an balanced approach. but you would don't that because
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you're so popular. miller and then we'll have mulch. >> that added something. >> stephanie: yes. miller and new things will grow. lavoie yeah. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: miller new rich things. see i am funny. jim funny. you -- ah every now and again something. news buster rights when the left right wants agree with the republicans it is because they want to slaughter people enmass. i think we have said ad nauseam what the obama administration is proposing -- >> techniquely the nazis didn't want to kill the pour -- >> stephanie: thank you, jim. >> which would make them extreme right-wingers. >> stephanie: i'm sure it is so noted at news busters, as they
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are busily transcripting the new transcript as we talk about the old transcript. no miller prefers to conjure up ominous images of woodchipers just over the horizon. whatever it takes to keep her amused. >> well, yeah kind of the point of the show. [ applause ] >> stephanie: we have got all the mulch we need between stephanie miller's ears. >> pow! >> stephanie: don't confuse mulch with soggy shredded wheat. happy face. >> what does that mean? >> stephanie: if anyone is potential fodder or mulch this gas bag is. >> yeah, so there.
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>> stephanie: all right. thank you. [ applause ] >> stephanie: news busters. i love you so much. i really do. okay. forty-four minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: welcome to the party barn. make we take your order? it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. from silver screens... to flat screens...
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>> stephanie: who is the enemy stealing our land? >> caller: that's just it. they didn't say. >> you know, they. >> stephanie: just send them cash right away. >> because only they know who they are. >> stephanie: right. just send a bag of cash. all right. the president yesterday on the fiscal cliff. >> obama: let's allow higher rates to go up for the top 2% that includes all of you guests but not in anyway that is going to affect your spending, your lifestyles or the economy in any significant way. let's make sure that 98% of americans don't see a single dime in tax increases next year. 97% of small businesses don't see a single dime of tax increases next year and by doing that alone we raise almost a trillion dollars.
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[♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: associated press says the white house is signalling president obama is willing to let the country go over the cliff. this is a choice of the republican party if they are willing to do higher rates on the country, there is a lot to talk about, if they are not, they will push us over the cliff. tim geithner said there is no prospect in an agreement that doesn't include the tax rate going up on the top 2% of americans. he said we are not prepared to have the american economy held hostage to periodic threats. >> there you go. >> stephanie: and he pointed out, taxes were the centerpiece of the presidential campaign. he ran on a pledge to repeal these tax cuts.
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60% of voters backed obama's reelection, a new poll suggests that -- >> including republicans. >> stephanie: yeah, he said republicans would take the bulk of the blame if this happens. i think we're in a strong position. >> i do too. >> stephanie: every time they talk on tv it's like lost lost lost lost you lost. this is the best thing chris, i have read thus far on this. [ ♪ patriotic music ♪ ] >> stephanie: fiscal cliff let's take the plunge in the l.a. times. the debt will fall social security and medicare will go on unharmed, and we'll go back to tax rates that work better than the current ones. many made a public plea to
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george w. bush not to enact these tax cuts. they said it would woesen the budget deficit decrease quality, and fail to produce economic growth. well what happened? [ bell chimes ] >> stephanie: exactly that. [ ♪ patriotic music ♪ ] >> stephanie: since then the budget deficit has ballooned, the economy has spiraled into the greatest decline since the great depression history has proved that 450 economists were exactly correct. this could push the american economy off of a fiscal cliff, am i missing something here? can it be such a bad thing. not really said the cbo. if congress extents current policy, the debt and deficit will increase slowing the economy and dramatically increasing interest costs. because of the deal congress and the president made last year it
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be result in across the board budget reductions, still there will be no decreases in social security, medicare and veteran's benefits. defense spending would take a big hit, but because of a windown in afghanistan some military leaders are asking for less than congress is willing to shell out. from 1990 to 1999 defense spending decreased by 1% a year. this weakened military is nonsense. jim we have like what 27,000 times to blow up the country with the next amount of nukes. >> and we still have massive armies in europe protecting them from a massive soviet union. >> yeah. >> korea is another issue -- we do need people there. >> stephanie: right, but he points out who is behind all of
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this fiscal cliff cage rattling. the rich and their friends. any changes on the low, low, low capital gains tax. so will congress pass a bill? in a pig's eye. what is much more likely is to kick the can down the road and let the next congress figure it out. here is another idea let's join hands and walk to the bottom of the cliff together it is not very far down. america will go back to tax rates that work better than the cuts we have been living with. congress will be forced to do something for a change. republicans and democrats will have to work object to to repair rather than filibustering talking points perhaps america is on the cliff of a fiscal opportunity.
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[ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: there you go. >> george bush's first inaugural address. we got yawl a surplus. that means you are paying too much tax. i'm going to fix that. [ explosion ] >> but the job creators can't be taxed -- they create the jobs. >> but they didn't. and we had the worst financial downturn since the great depression. >> stephanie: yep. carol in pennsylvania. >> caller: hi, honey. great show as usual. congress don't care. that's what everybody is forgetting. they don't give a damn because they are going to get their checks. they are going to get their benefits, and i think they are trying to subvert the government, and i think grover norquist should pay their checks and benefits and take them off the payroll, and we'll save a lot of money. >> stephanie: yes, that's right. ed asner and much more coming up
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as we continue on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ governor tomorrow night. she is awesome. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show."tt [♪ theme music ♪] >> stephanie: hello, current tv world, activist extrordanaire ed asner coming up. jacki schechner we won another one in the war against women. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> we have? >> stephanie: yes, oklahoma has said no transvaginal probes. >> well, what are we going to do
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this weekend then? [ applause ] >> stephanie: see what you did there? we don't have to fly transvaginal airline. >> you can do it on your own time, i suppose. >> stephanie: there you go. here she is in the current news, jacki schechner. >> good morning. syria's prime mainster is swearing up and down if they had chem stall weapons, they wouldn't use it against their own people. the president hasn't given the final order to use them yet, and as of now the bombs are still on the ground but hilary clinton and president barack obama are warming assad that using chemical weapons will not go unanswered. >> this would cross a red line. and those responsible will be held to account. >> i want to make it very clear
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to assad and those in his command. the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be unacceptable. >> germany's cabinet has now approved setting up anti-missile batteries. nato emphasizes this isn't seen as an intervention shun. what turkey is concerned about are those short-range missiles possibly falling into the wrong hands. secretary of state hillary clinton is in a meeting today, and it is likely during the meeting it will come up that they will talk about trying to get a un peace process for syria back on track. meanwhile u.s. authorities are monitoring what is going on
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there. and there was news yesterday that they were starting to mix the chemical weapons and move them around, and now they are possibly getting ready to load them on missiles whether or not that are getting ready to load them on planes we'll have wait and see. state with us. more after the break. exciting issue. from financial regulation, iran getting a nuclear bomb, civil war in syria, fraud on wall street, destruction of medicare and medicaid. there are real issues here. having been a governor, i know that trade-offs are tough. things everyday exploding around the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. i want our viewer to understand why things have happened. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow.
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[♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller
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show." welcome it to. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. stephaniemiller.com the website. sexyliberal.com, the sexy liberal website, check it out. get some sexy liberal swag for christmas gifts. >> stuff crap. >> stephanie: sexy liberalpalooza chris and jim will be there. hopefully jacki will as well. >> four years ago we witnessed the election of president obama. this time around stephanie miller and her two-term comics are coming to make this the best sexy liberal tour yet. they'll perform live at the warner theater in washington,
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d.c. tickets are available at ticketmaster.com. and if you want to skip the fees stop by the warner theater box office. the t-baggers lost in november. so stephanie is going to do her thing before the inaugural ball. >> that means two things. >> for more information go to sexyliberal.com. [ applause ] >> stephanie: thank you very much. okay. ellie is sasalito is coming. steph, i'm starting to realize i'm clearly a steph-aholic. i have already been to two of your shows, as you remember the first time in san francisco last year, and then again this year
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when i met by pen pal julie. yeah. then i heard that chris, aisha, and best of all jim ward were going to be there as well and with an uncontrollable tick i ordered up six tickets. you are like catnip to a cat. we're all looking forward to it. get ready for a good groping. also sorry about not getting back to you about the experience of preparing your mom's sauerkraut. very popular hit. [ applause ] >> stephanie: there you go. >> and you know your way around a perogi. >> stephanie: right. i was telling jacki at the top we will not have to fly
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transvaginal air lines because oklahoma just ruled the transvaginal probe unconstitutional. >> we're known for closely inspecting your carry ons. we're transvaginal airline. at transvaginal we know why you fly, and we'll be there for you whether you like it or not. ♪ [ laughter ] >> stephanie: will my beaver fit in the overhead do you think? >> on transvaginal? absolutely. >> stephanie: this is for the inauguration. by the way i have to thank ronnie again for sending me the
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christmas beaver just click his foot and he sings. >> stephanie: yes, a talented beaver. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: gawker says enlightenment under the old system in which it was the good old boy syndrome was enough. modernization and all of that, posing for the company diversity brochure, but my fellow man i'm afraid we have grown lax. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: professional men may rapidly be becoming the new black people or gay people or otherwise repressed group. women held 33.4% of legal jobs in 2010 -- >> how about illegal jobs? [ applause ] >> stephanie: let's not talk about the illegal jobs. >> stephanie: that is filled with women.
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>> sure. >> stephanie: yeah. >> stephanie: i have a budgeteder knife come on in. in 1970 it was just 4.9% of lawyers. so there you go. ♪ it ain't a man's world ♪ >> stephanie: what bitter negation has hand to martin luther king's dream. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: chicks we're getting entirely too uppity. >> that's right. >> stephanie: oh wow wee. >> say, grab a beer and pack that gorgeous butt in here.
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>> stephanie: i do every day. legalized same-sex marriage in washington. >> yeah, and pot is legal as of last night. you can't grow it -- there are a whole bunch of things you can't do with it but you can smoke it. >> just don't acquire it. >> yeah. >> stephanie: as we have been reading that bible verse all these years if a man lays with a man, he shall be stoned. [ applause ] >> stephanie: party on. deb in california. you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, deb. >> caller: hi good morning. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: hi, we love you so much. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: the reason i called was former -- actually members of the house of representatives and senate understand that part of their deal is when they get elected -- and also the former
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congress people and former senator. they understand part of the deal is they are going to receive that yearly salary for the rest of their lives, so when people like joe scarborough go on the air and talk about entitlements i think we ought to tell him that we don't understand why a person would be so hypocritical about the things we paid into. we paid in to him and people like allen west and those rahoo. >> stephanie: yeah the ceo of goldman sachs talking about we can't afford these entitlements anymore. >> yes. and he is one of those people who really should stay behind gated communities. bald gated communities really only spring up because people
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who live there know the economy is unfair, and they don't want the commoners to be able to drive up their blocks. >> stephanie: they are anti-mel anti-melanin gates. >> stephanie: and karl rove aren't going to be on fox anymore? >> yes, until hannity pulls a hamstring then morris comes in. >> stephanie: right. sure. mike in philly you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, mike. >> caller: hi steph. i have a buddy of mine who is in a wheelchair, and his life changed for the better when they passed that law. he was able to get on philly's games. and it was just wonderful. i don't understand that vote the
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other day in the senate. >> stephanie: yeah. yeah. i don't think decent -- you know what it is -- >> that was a national disgrace. >> stephanie: that is something sanatorium was talking about, these crazy right-wing conspiracy theories on the radio. it's about one world government trying to affect your home school in utah. it's like what? >> it's trying to help disadvantaged people. that's all it is doing. >> i don't know what -- i don't know -- the extreme right-wing libertarian woman was bitching about them putting in the ramps on curbs for wheelchairs. how does that affect you at all? >> stephanie: because it is a ramp to one world government. that's what it is. it's a slope -- >> you know what lady that's what tax dollars are for. >> stephanie: so disabled people don't fall out of their
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wheelchairs. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> i know it doesn't affect you lady because you can walk on both feet. >> stephanie: alberto in florida. hello. >> caller: hey, steph, i'm glad you mentioned the conspiracy theory about the one world government, and i was calling to let you know that there is such a toxic and dangerous relationship for our country between the political right and those churches controlled by the christian religious right. where do you think that the political right got there -- >> stephanie: right. that's what jesus would want is not to have us help the disabled. >> he would say why don't you just heal them. >> come on heal yourself lazy -- [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i am guessing that bob dole is wondering why bob dole was ever a republican in
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♪ ♪ strike the pose ♪ ♪ vogue, vogue, vogue ♪
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>> stephanie, stephanie, stephanie. ♪ jean kelley fred astaire, ginger rogers they had style, they had grace -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ strike the pose ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." >> waving your hands in front of your face is not voguing. >> stephanie: who can remember. twenty-three minutes after the hour. steph and the mooks, this whole phony debt ceiling nonsense is an argument about whether he should pay our bill. we must cut spending. i'm not going to pay citibank this month. in addition to being stupid and
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unethical, i wonder how that would work out. [ applause ] >> stephanie: we would end up in the pokey. chris. >> the pokey? >> the big house. >> stephanie: hi marvin. >> caller: good morning, when you were reminiscent about the great george w. bush he was concerned about the surplus and he said let's lower the revenue. so this flips the argument on its head and i know that george w. bush is toxic to the republicans now, but even that goof ball saw it. >> stephanie: yeah. right. and once of our worst economic presidents ever as jim always said, these were meant to sunset. even when he did them they weren't meant to go forever. >> obama: if congress in any way
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suggests that they are going to tie negotiations to debt ceiling defaults, and take us to the brink of once again, as part of budget negotiations which by the way we have never done it in our history until we did it last year, i am not going to play that game. we have to break that habit before it starts. >> in other words homey don't play that. >> stephanie: exactly. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: i'm incredibly relieved to see rationality spreading throughout the republican party. he believes they are signalling interest in backing down on tax cuts for the wealthy. that's what representative welch said earlier on the show. he said they are going to cave. it's just a question of when.
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the president and boner talking about the fiscal cliff. >> they are talking on the phone. >> stephanie: no he drunk dialed him again. at all hours. >> as long as i'm there, it is open. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: president obama and the boner spoke by phone about the fiscal cliff. they provided no details about the negotiation, you know why, jim? because boner got too drunk and passed out. >> more bar snacks! >> stephanie: senator tom coalburn became the latest to break ranks. eric cantor said republicans want to sit down with the president. we want to talk specifics. but the fact that we can't
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include any in our plan -- >> we're saving them up. >> stephanie: right. aids are speculating that obama is willing to let america go over the cliff -- >> by the they are not a tax increase, they are cuts that were supposed to expire years ago. >> stephanie: thank you. the size of the problem cannot be solved without taxes going up. >> we can probably solve this in about a week. it's not that tough. but we need the conceptual break through that says we need to do an balanced plan. >> stephanie: someone is going to do that internet thing with hitler -- >> oh, they already have. >> oh, several versions. >> stephanie: yeah.
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okay. the president. >> i'll be here and i'll be available at any moment said the president about getting serious to solve this problem. >> stephanie: oh that's boner. >> serious amount of bourbon. >> stephanie: serious liquor. not the kids kind of liquor. he also accused the president of shifting the goal post. >> i'm shifting the goal post. can you kick a field goal if you keep moving the goal post. oh, yeah it's because i'm drunk. >> we can't sit here and negotiate with ourselves. >> what is there to negotiate? >> stephanie: exactly. this has been going on for years. they know exactly what he is proposing. it has been out there in the pamphlet. he is still flabbergasted. >> i'm flabbergasted! you won't do everything we tell you to!
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who do you think you are! >> stephanie: twenty-nine minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ you know the kind of guys who do like verse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> you would rather deal with ahmadinejad then me. >> absolutely! >> and so would mitt romeny. >> she's joy behar. >> and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> only on current tv.
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♪ >> my advice to you, start drinking heavily. >> you better listen to -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. who wants more boner? john boner on the debt. >> the revenues we're putting on
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the table is going to come from guess who? the rich. there are ways to limit deductions, close loopholes and have the same people pay more of their money to the federal government without raising tax rates, which we believe will harm our economy. >> no. >> computer says no. >> these tax cuts were meant to expire two years ago. it was written into them when they were proposed that they should expire. >> stephanie: and the boner one more time. >> if the president doesn't agree with our proposal or outline, i think he has an obligation to second one to the congress and a plan that can pass both chambers of congress. >> a plan that we like. it's your obligation to do what
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we say. >> stephanie: tea baggy caucus. the members he booted off of his house committee are complaining. [ baby crying ] >> stephanie: two gop lawmakers who were booted off choice committees had a closed-door meeting and angrily voiced their concerns to boner. apparently they were met with stony silence. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: the boner was not amused. >> he was -- >> stephanie: sleeping. >> yeah, under the desk sleeping it off. >> stephanie: i will take your concerns under advisement under the desk. ike in charleston south carolina. hello, ike. >> caller: hey there. >> stephanie: hey. >> caller: can you hear me? >> stephanie: yes, go ahead. >> caller: oh, okay. sorry, sorry sorry. i just finished last hour listening to about a five-minute interview with ken scott down here in south carolina. he is a house member.
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after hearing the comments from senator demint how he doesn't get that cutting back on spending is actually taking money out of the economy -- >> stephanie: guess what, ike this just in. jim demint will resign from the senate! [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> caller: oh, for real? >> stephanie: yeah gee whiz. it looks like the tea party is in a little bit of disarray. i was going to do the dick army story -- >> he is leaving to lead the heritage foundation. >> stephanie: of course. i love this, inside the dick army freedom works -- [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: he left the tea party group with a top lieutenant and others believed he was using the organization to
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pad his own pockets. army received an $8 million buyout. >> yeah, they are just a grassroots effort. >> stephanie: the ap report told "politico" if he left before the election, what they would report is the whole tea party movement is in a state of disarray. >> and now they are $8 million poorer. >> stephanie: wow. this is getting funner and funner. and meanwhile -- [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: the future of the gop, the main stream establishment, the rubios -- you know, he is the future -- >> yeah. >> stephanie: right. he is seen as the future of the republican party and sought to lay out a blueprint moving forward. >> i like that. >> stephanie: that is good.
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[♪ mysterious music ♪] >> stephanie: they did a side by side chart his position was the exact same as mitt romney. just like john boehner's opening statement -- it's mitt romney's plan. >> that plan lost in the election. >> building a bridge to the 12th century. >> stephanie: representative charles, republican of louisiana. >> the speaker has full support of the congress to move forward and get something done. >> boner has full full support. >> everybody supports me. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: except the president. >> stephanie: oh, how funny that an eric cantor sound bite would come up next. >> although the president seems upset about raising taxes on you, we feel that is not the right direction -- >> it's not the right direction to tax people.
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that just means more revenue for the government, and we hate that. >> stephanie: okay. and it's always nice to know what the guy that lost to mitt romney by zillion points, what did newt gingrich think? >> i think no deal is better than a bad deal. i think going off of this cliff is less dangerous than letting things build up for a year or two years to have a bigger cliff. i think the president has steaked out a position of non-seriousness. and it's very difficult for the republicans to find any way to get his attention. >> this is a guy who said he would not be held responsible for the horrible consequences of bill clinton raising taxes on the rich until it worked and then he took credit for it. >> quite frankly. >> he is a silly little man.
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>> stephanie: shree you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi steph. i love your show. i just want to make two points. first these people in the media talk about these [ inaudible ] pollster generated terms like job creators. let's not use that let's call them the ultra wealthy or something else -- >> stephanie: the cash horders. >> caller: yes. exactly. because nobody comes out there, and says all right. let's create some jobs today. the only people who can create jobs is actually the government entity, and these guys are just -- job creation is just an outcome of -- >> stephanie: did you say the only people that can create jobs is the government? >> the only entity who actually has the power to create jobs is the government. >> stephanie: i think companies
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do, but they are sitting on literally historically record profits and they are not hiring. so they are job and cash horders. they can create more jobs but they would rather sit on more money. alex in madison, you are on r on the "stephanie miller show." hello. >> caller: hi, steph, hi guys. i was listening about the whole disability thing they voted on the other day, and what is more disgusting to me is i have worked with adults who have chosen to live independently. i took a couple of my clients to vote, and they voted republican. and i just kind of help them do what they have to do, but i sit there and see them voting republican, and then they turn around and do things like this, when the rest of the world is
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trying to copy america's gold standards -- >> stephanie: yes, it makes us look bad, clearly. i'm sorry, i'm distracted -- am i unnecessarily excited about this? [ phone ringing ] >> and now on the phone from chicago -- ♪ hold on everybody, it's road flair mary ♪ [ laughter ] >> stephanie: good morning, mary. >> good morning. >> stephanie: oh, dear. >> how are you mary. >> stephanie: are you depressed since the election? >> caller: no, because to me i believe that because obama with the illegals, you know, between 18 and 35 sure they could all hope, so -- >> illegals technically can't vote -- >> caller: where were the lines six or seven hours long. >> stephanie: obama won because you had all illegals voting? >> caller: well he comes out between 18 35 that would be
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like 100% of them right? why do you think voting lines were six seven hours long. >> stephanie: illegals can't vote. >> caller: really? really? >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: that's funny, hitler -- >> stephanie: hitler did what? >> caller: i believe it was in florida -- >> stephanie: hitler was in florida? >> yeah, yeah, he registered for the democratic party. >> stephanie: i see someone registered say they were hitler. and that's why obama won -- >> caller: yeah, you know what he -- he would win anyway because it's -- whatever you talk what you want to talk but the facts are the facts that everything is all planned out -- >> stephanie: mary you sound a little depressed -- >> caller: i'm just disgusted. >> stephanie: by the way did you see cory booker is going on food
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stamps for a month. that's another black man taking food stamps from your son. don't you think. >> caller: hah hah, that's real funny. >> stephanie: well your first call you -- >> caller: how long ago was that? let it go. >> stephanie: okay. sorry. i'm sorry. maybe we need couple's counseling. >> caller: no no no. i don't need no counseling. i don't believe in none of that bull crap. >> stephanie: oh okay. >> caller: i don't need some idiot with a degree telling me how to live. >> stephanie has a theater degree. >> caller: maybe you people do. i don't. >> stephanie: i'm not suggesting that you need therapy, i'm saying -- >> caller: your whole radio station, you just bash bash bash, bash and put the anointed one on a pedestal -- the reality is there are no morals in this
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world. >> stephanie: is that the president's fault. >> caller: well, that's the problem. he legalized gay marriage -- >> stephanie: he didn't. >> caller: well, it's between a man and a woman. you want civil liberties. that's fine. but this is what they teach kids in school. this is mommy and mommy, and this is daddy, and daddy. there are no morals in this country -- >> stephanie: being straight is the only moral value. >> caller: no, there are a lot of things -- >> like what? >> caller: having kids out of wedlock -- >> only straight people have kids out of wedlock. >> stephanie: mary you call me a lot and i'm gay. maybe i'm going to turn you gay. >> caller: you ain't going to turn me gay, honey. >> stephanie: you might get second-hand gay. >> caller: my brother is gay. >> stephanie: huh oh.
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how is that going for him in your family? >> caller: that's just the way it is. >> stephanie: are you married, mar? >> caller: yes, i am. thirty-one years. >> mr. road flair mary must be so happy. >> stephanie: happy as a clown. but you don't think your brother has a right to get married? >> caller: they can have civil liberties but as far as marriage that's between a man and woman. you can adopt a kid, and think about it two men having a kid two women having a kid. really that would be a miracle, right? >> stephanie: well, yeah. what does mr. road flair mary do? >> caller: mr. road flair mary? >> your husband.
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>> stephanie: what does he do? >> caller: he drives a truck. >> stephanie: oh congratulations. don't you think i should be able to be married for 31 years. >> caller: yes. >> stephanie: oh i tricked you. >> caller: listen, i marched in the gay parades in chicago with my brother. >> stephanie: you did? >> caller: civil liberties, fine. but marriage know. >> stephanie: i feel we have made progress. maybe you are right. maybe couples therapy is bull [ censor bleep ]. >> caller: you can go to therapy, pay the money, do what you want. i don't play that way. i don't need somebody telling me how to live. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: think about it, i could tell people how to live too, and make a lot of money. >> stephanie: all right. >> caller: how do you feel about that? >> stephanie: i'm sorry about
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the results of the election -- >> caller: the results of the election, to me, okay how many votes in florida that people sent in that they tossed because they didn't sign their name on the back -- >> stephanie: the president won every battleground state though. >> caller: did he really? the majority was what latinos, right? >> stephanie: no latinos are a minority. latino hot bed of iowa. i love you mary. call again okay? >> caller: maybe. >> please. >> stephanie: why are you being so distant. [ applause ] >> we learned something new about road flair mary. >> stephanie: we did. >> somebody in the chat room said, yeah something told me that mr. road flair mary was
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gone a lot. >> stephanie: maybe that's why it works. >> drive his truck anywhere. i'm just going to get on the kennedy and keep driving. >> stephanie: do you have a load? no, i just need to go. why do we get the feeling he drives on empty truck back and forth. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: a big triangle. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: oh, come on. we're just kidding. forty nine minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> oh, god that feeling weird and good all at once. >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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♪ oh, okay so you're -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ -- that don't impress me much ♪ >> sue in rockville says of all the places in america for hitler to go really florida with all of the old jews? really? >> he is hiding in plain site. >> stephanie: i just went to the bathroom, and t-bone said road flair mary and a christmas beaver. steph, ever time i hear that fun wow kid -- >> fun! wow! >> stephanie: -- it makes me think of michele bachmann's
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>> wow! ♪ >> stephanie: okay. let's go to brad in california. hi, brad? >> stephanie, you are killing me. >> stephanie: i'm killing me. >> caller: i'm spitting all over my computer. i almost coughed up a lung. every time you have mary on it's just such a treat. >> we'll put that on our facebook page. >> caller: yeah. and i'm serious, i just put away the windex from now on you have to segue to mary please. >> stephanie: that's why we have a jingle -- >> caller: stop, stop we're going here. i have to swallow and breathe. i loved that. you guys are great. >> stephanie: see, jingle swallow. >> fun, wow. >> stephanie: there you go. [ laughter ]
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>> stephanie: let's go to dave in fort wayne. >> caller: hey, steph. mary mary quite contrary, no wonder i ran from the republican party. the country is really tired of those guys holding us hostage. my boss told me to do something he would fire me if i didn't do it. and these republicans are chasing people away from their party, and they don't even realize it. >> stephanie: that is true. we were doing a poll yesterday, about how literally since the election, how many less people want to identify as republicans and the increase in democrats. >> caller: i don't want to tell anybody. i'm from a red state, i think we're turning blue as the time goes on. i didn't vote for obama the first time, but i ran to the polls the second time. >> stephanie: indiana had a way of electorally shutting that whole process down. >> caller: keep up the good
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work, and i'm thankful i'm in the right place. >> stephanie: keith in ohio begs to differ. hi, keith. >> caller: hey, i just want to say, why is everybody knock the republicans, and the democrats always want to get the dag-gon, threaten you with social security every time they don't get something passed? >> stephanie: the democrats -- >> caller: i thought we were all americans -- >> stephanie: what do you mean -- >> caller: nobody uses any common sense anymore. >> stephanie: what do you mean the democrats use social security to threaten you? >> caller: it was just on television. they are like oh our social security is in bad shape -- >> stephanie: no that's republicans. >> caller: -- but yet they keep sending our money overseas. >> stephanie: give him mary's
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number. because mary's husband is gone a lot. and she needs someone to chat with over road flairs. >> that was your typical low-information voter right there. >> stephanie: we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." [♪ theme music ♪] >> stephanie: already hour number 3. ed asner coming up. i know road flair mary would not approve of this. but jacki schechner makes our beaver sing. ♪
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>> it's the christmas beaver. >> stephanie: yes. >> now i'm going to have to go buy you another gift. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: how -- >> i'm going to have to stuff your stocking with something else. >> stephanie: excuse me? don't. don't set off the perv pot over here. road flair mary just spit out some tobacco in an urn. >> and you just set her up on a date. >> stephanie: just somebody to chat with while her husband is on the road. okay. here she is in the current news trying to recover from that toss. >> good morning, jim demint has just announced he is retiring from the senate in january to go head up the heritage foundation. demint issued a statement saying that while he is leaving the
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senate, he is not leaving the fight. also retiring in january is ohio representative leave lateret, but he is speaking out this morning on fiscal cliff negotiations. he tells cnn he is starting to see more and more republicans coming around to the idea of raising taxes on the top 2%. there is a letter that acknowledges that there is just so much that individual members can do at this point. after the election, we saw more than 65 petitions pop up on a white house webpage people asking that their state succeed from the union. puerto rico may be going the
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other direction. the majority of voters want in. some officials say the two-part question on the ballot was confusing and unclear, and not an indication that people there want to be a part of the united states, but others say the change is definitely coming. we're back after the break. come with us. ♪ every day presents another exciting issue. from financial regulation, iran getting a nuclear bomb, civil war in syria, fraud on wall street, destruction of medicare and medicaid. there are real issues here. having been a governor, i know that trade-offs are tough. things everyday exploding around the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. i want our viewer to understand why things have happened. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow.
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[♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: oh it just gets
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worser, and worser for the republicans. 65% now support higher income taxes on the 2%. mr. road flair mary writes steph, i do not drive a truck, i'm in the witness protection program. i volunteered. [ applause ] >> stephanie: i'm still mad at him, but i'm going to have him on anyway. even though he got a better story in news busters than i did. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: ed asner joining us now. good morning, sir. >> hello. >> stephanie: hello, ed asner. >> hi, speaking. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: we both get targeted by the same right-wing websites. >> i'm so delighted. >> stephanie: you outdid me in this round. you offered to urinate on a fox
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news producer? >> yes, i did. and i was even a quart low at the time. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: i love you more every time i speak to you. let's talk about your fund raiser, autism speaks. people can buy custom-recorded messages from celebrities. >> yeah, and tell them to go to hell, tell them to come home whatever. and have that celebrity give that special umph that us folks in show business have -- >> stephanie: right. >> and we would zing them in, and it has gone so phenomenally well. my son had the idea -- my son is the executive director of autism speaks for southern california, and he came up with the idea and we sold it, and people have responded beautifully.
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>> stephanie: and it's really fun celebrities, william shatner, betty white among others, right? >> oh yeah. morgan friedman derek jeter, carey fisher -- >> and ed asner. >> stephanie: and ed asner. >> oh, well i am nothing. i like to hobnob with the biggies. that's why i'm on this show. >> stephanie: that's right. you probably just like to say, beep, why are you calling? >> yeah, something like that. i'll give them hell. how are ya? are you doing wonderfully well? >> stephanie: listen, i am talking with ed asner and i am still not torturing you with my mary tyler moore impression. approximate >> don't do it now. >> stephanie: i won't.
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tell us about autism and how you got involved and why? >> well, it started off with my having a son who was autistic -- a high-functioning autistic, and then that was followed by my older son, matthew, the executive director i told you about, then having his younger son be a -- on the spectrum of autism and we both have just participated in the activity, and have tried to arouse interest, and i must say that i -- i am delighted and pleased and amazed at -- at how people are responding to autism and that something that nobody new anything about five ten years ago, by god, the world is aware of it now. >> stephanie: yeah, you have been working for great causes for so long. did you see the spectacle on the senate floor of bob dole in his
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wheelchair. >> wasn't that amazing the way his fellow republicans shafted him? >> stephanie: yeah. you must have been almost giddy with these election results. >> well, i'm giddy but i'm -- i'm -- i'm not in adoration of barack obama, and i -- i -- i think he is beginning to show signs of life now that he has been reelected. >> stephanie: you and i have tangled on the issue before. >> yes. >> stephanie: the republicans took a pretty big drubbing and they still don't seem to have realized it? >> no, they are on posttraumatic syndrome. >> stephanie: yeah. >> but i was amazed at my fellow americans that they had that kind of intelligence to swamp the enemy in terms of numbers.
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>> stephanie: it mist have made you slightly less cranky that day? >> no, no no. i will never stop being cranky. >> stephanie: oh, you little loveball. >> you, stephanie, don't -- don't get dirty. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: the fund raiser information is up on our website page. i love you honey. >> i salum to you. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: ♪ oh, mr. grant ♪ >> i hate spunk. >> stephanie: he literally sees me coming and he is like oh, god -- >> although there is that picture of him licking theel poster of you in the elevator --
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>> stephanie: he wants to kiss me. >> he wants to do more than kiss you. >> stephanie: he likes spunk that's what it is. guess who else likes us? >> who. >> stephanie: sexyliberal.com on facebook, we have a reach of 3,935,200 people, 90% increase from last year. [ applause ] >> that's pretty cool. >> stephanie: i would go there right now and get those last-remaining tickets for january 19th. opening, chris, jim, hopefully jacki. all four sexy liberals. huge celebrity on panel. let's see tim is coming. tim is dc. steph my husband ron and i -- they have the homo gay on them. >> road flair mary is not going to like that. >> stephanie: we are addicted to
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your show. we download it so we can hear it without the commercials. two ways to enjoy me. or you can just lick my picture. >> or there is a third way to listen coming up very very -- >> stephanie: oh it is very exciting. i don't think we can announce it -- >> yet. >> stephanie: yes. >> you'll hear us on your fillings. >> stephanie: no. meet and gropes, we are in row c -- okay. let me write that down. everybody tells me what row there's in. >> we have meet and gropes and republicans have meet and mopes. see what i did there. [♪ magic wand ♪] >> stephanie: keith says steph it looks like harry reid will get a filibuster rule enacted.
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senator will have to hold the floor -- imagine 36 straight hours of mitch mcconnell. talking turtles. [ applause ] >> it's hour 27 of my filibuster -- >> i would rather here jimmy stewart. >> the filibuster, the right to talk your head off, the american privilege -- >> stephanie: as jim always says, what the hell accent was that? >> a mid-atlantic accent. >> stephanie: it was old timy. >> it is not quite british -- >> stephanie: a story about an actual snake on an actual plane. wow. 90 passengers -- a snake
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reportedly bit a jordanian man who smuggled him on board. he owns a reptile shop and he has a cobra in his carry on. that is not a question they ask you. is there a cobra in your carry on. it bit his heel and then slithered under the seat. jim do it. >> get these [ censor bleep ] snakes off of my mother [ censor bleep ] plane! [ applause ] >> what is that in arabic though? someone will tell us. >> sure. >> stephanie: i would do this. california couple abducts handyman, forcing him to do home repairs. >> just call angie's list. >> stephanie: that's what i was
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going to say. >> i'm sorry. >> stephanie: after the handyman finished repairing their appliances they ordered him to drive to a relative's house to perform additional work. officers arrived at the chevron to find them still in the snack aisle. >> the snack isle at a chevron isn't that big. >> stephanie: jerky, i can't [♪ "jeopardy" theme music ♪] >> stephanie: all right. now we're arrested. [ wah wah ] >> pringles. >> stephanie: right? just get the decision before you get is there. >> high fructose corn syrup or --
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>> stephanie: you wouldn't have to go anywhere if you have -- >> no you didn't. >> stephanie: it's true. think of all of the stuff you could get away with if you didn't have to go to a chevron to buy soda? you could make it at home while you have abducted someone and forced them to do repairs. make soda at home in less than 30 seconds. >> wow. >> stephanie: you know the response times around here, cops would never get there. >> no. >> stephanie: it's the ultimate gift for every family. less lugging storing, disposing of bottles and cans and uncooperative handymen. it's a great-looking new machine, and it is so simple you just fill it up with cold water and push the button -- you can even choose your level of
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carbonation. >> no, way? if you like extra fizzy? or just slight i will fizzy? >> right. >> that is something you have never revealed about soda stream before. >> stephanie: i know it. >> that's huge! >> stephanie: over 60 flavors of soda, energy drinks brands that you know and love country time. >> crystal light? >> stephanie: yes. >> get out. >> stephanie: it makes cans only about $0.25 a can -- >> your abducted handyman would stay around -- >> stephanie: exactly. we would work for soda stream soda. at bed bath and beyond macy's kohl's visit soda stream.com to find the location nearest you.
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